Wedding Blog

We love keeping you on top of everything stylish, romantic, rustic, vintage and classic in the South Dakota and Minnesota regions.

Wedding Coordinating and Rentals from Hitch

By Hitchstudio | May 20, 2014
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When it comes to wedding planning, Hitch Design Studio takes a fresh approach. We know that Midwest brides are do-it-yourselfers, so when you meet with us for wedding and reception styling, we start with a worksheet that takes you through each part of your wedding events (from the rehearsal dinner, to the church, the reception…

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Japanese Cherry Blossom Wedding Planning and Wedding Invitations, Sioux Falls, SD

By Hitchstudio | May 12, 2014
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John & Anna are one of the greatest couples I’ve ever met. They met in school, then parted ways and started down individual paths, and then eventually…their paths crossed in life once again. And on June 30, 2012, they were married! Anna’s mother is 100% Japanese and passed away before the wedding. So, with Japanese…

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Anatomy of an RSVP Card

By Hitchstudio | May 6, 2014
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What goes on a typical response card? If you’re ever unsure, your invitation designer should help you along the way, but to help you with the basic questions, here is a basic anatomy review from Hitch Design Studio: 1. KINDLY RESPOND: This is the header for your RSVP card. It can say a variety of fun things (We…

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6 Ways Hitch Can Help You Avoid Common Mistakes on Wedding Invitations

By Hitchstudio | May 4, 2014
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You want your wedding invitations to be perfect! So do we. Designing wedding invitations yourself can be done. But much like the catering, the music and the photography, sometimes hiring the expert pays off and creates less stress. People who are experts in their field know the ins-and-outs. They’ve done the research. They have the…

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Letterpressed Wedding Invitations

By Hitchstudio | Apr 30, 2014
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Using a letterpress technique on your wedding invitations is a beautiful way to add depth, contrast and uniqueness to your invitation. Letterpress is the way a plate stamps the thick, cotton paper with ink, leaving an impression that you can see and feel. It’s elegance and simplicity is a huge plus. There are typically minimal colors…

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Nature-Inspired Wedding Designs for Earth Day

By Hitchstudio | Apr 22, 2014
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Happy Earth Day from Hitch Design Studio! To start, here’s a quick note from one of our favorite printers in Brookings, SD, that we completely agree with when it comes to printing: “The paper industry plants more than it harvests and today there are 25% more trees in the developed world than in 1900. Paper is biodegradable, renewable…

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Graduation Announcements, Baby Shower Invites and More: Hitch Design Studio Can Design One For You

By Hitchstudio | Apr 16, 2014
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Calling all SDSU graduates: Hitch Design Studio can design your graduation announcements and party invitations! Hitch Design Studio is located in downtown Brookings, South Dakota — right between some of the most popular bars downtown. (Ahem…we love Cubby’s food on Fridays and we love Wooden Legs beer anytime…ahem). While this location does provide excellent advertising…

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A Fairy Tale Wedding: Wedding Styling by Hitch Design Studio

By Hitchstudio | Apr 9, 2014
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It had glitter, glam, princess-inspiration and a happily ever after ending. Kerry and Tommy’s wedding was beautiful! Hitch Design Studio had the pleasure of decorating for their wedding reception in Sioux Falls, SD. Knowing that she wanted her wedding to be everything “pretty”, Kerry chose a wedding color palette which  had deep, pretty purple and coral…

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What You Need to Know About Wedding Invitation Postage and Handling

By Hitchstudio | Apr 7, 2014
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If you design your invitations yourselves, it can be a second thought. It’s not until you drop your invites off at the post office that it hits you. Your invitation is too thick, too big, or weighs too much to mail for a single stamp! A professional wedding stationer can help you with postage and…

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Radiant Orchid Wedding Stationery “Extras”

By Hitchstudio | Apr 2, 2014
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“Radiant Orchid” was Pantone’s 2014 Color of the Year. It’s a stunning and feminine color that is so pretty at a wedding — from shoes and favors to invitations and chair covers. Julianne and Cory chose Radiant Orchid for their wedding invitations. Better yet, Hitch Design Studio designed all their wedding “extras” to match! They…

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